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Scores feared killed in Nigeria's market attack

Twenty-eight people were initially killed at the explosion site, and two others died after being taken to a hospital in the town of Maiduguri , where they died at admission, according to a medic at the state-run hospital. Boko Haram has killed more ... More..

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China's land reclamation continues in disputed sea, U.S. think tank says
by | Sunday, August 13, 2017

China's land reclamation continues in disputed sea, U.S. think tank says

The U.S. and North Korea have been exchanging threats over North Korea's missile program . The so-called " freedom of navigation " mission involved the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer sailing wit...More..

Moscow mules could be slowly poisoning you
by | Thursday, August 10, 2017

Moscow mules could be slowly poisoning you

You can spot a Moscow Mule cocktail from across the bar by its cheery copper mug, frosted with cold on the outside, filled with ginger beer, vodka and a wedge of lime. Besides posing health threats, using coo...More..

Cate Blanchett To Play Lucille Ball In Sorkin Scripted 'Lucy & Desi'
by | Wednesday, August 09, 2017

Cate Blanchett To Play Lucille Ball In Sorkin Scripted 'Lucy & Desi'

The Oscar victor signed on to play the " I Love Lucy " actress in a film penned by screenwriter Aaron Sorkin in September, 2015, and now, nearly two years on, the project is finally beginning to take shape. A...More..

Growing number of medical marijuana suppliers in NY
by | Friday, August 04, 2017

Growing number of medical marijuana suppliers in NY

Minnesota's two companies were registered for business through December 2017, but Ehlinger said they needed a decision now so they could plan for two more years of operations. The proposed locations of Terradio...More..

In a scientific first, disease gene 'edited' in human embryos
by | Friday, August 04, 2017

In a scientific first, disease gene 'edited' in human embryos

Speculation swirled after reports came out last week that a group of USA scientists had CRISPR'd human embryos for the first time. An worldwide group of 11 organizations, including the American Society of...More..

DNA of human embryos edited for 1st time in US
by | Friday, July 28, 2017

DNA of human embryos edited for 1st time in US

Results of the peer-reviewed study are expected to be published soon in a scientific journal, according to OHSU spokesman Eric Robinson. For the first time ever, American scientists have successfully edited t...More..

Protesters rally ahead of Charlie Gard High Court ruling
by | Monday, July 24, 2017

Protesters rally ahead of Charlie Gard High Court ruling

So far, the courts have sided with Charlie's doctors, who say the treatment is a fruitless endeavor that has not been tested on someone with Charlie's specific condition and that it will only cause the baby mor...More..

Transcript of 911 call in fatal police shooting in Minneapolis is released
by | Saturday, July 22, 2017

Transcript of 911 call in fatal police shooting in Minneapolis is released

She'd ventured into an alley behind her home after calling 911 to report a suspected sexual assault. The audio was provided to CNN by the operator of Minnesota PoliceClips, a company that monitors and rec...More..

Aids Deaths Halve As More Get Drugs
by | Saturday, July 22, 2017

Aids Deaths Halve As More Get Drugs

Tawil said that Myanmar will have challenges to end the HIV epidemic but is likely to achieve those goals. Warren said the program is one of the main "drivers of the success" demonstrated by the U.N.'s report. ...More..

Indian and Pakistani troops trade fire on LoC
by | Sunday, July 09, 2017

Indian and Pakistani troops trade fire on LoC

The martyred jawan had come home on leave. "Two individuals embraced shahdat while three citizens were injured", the statement concluded. They were referred to District Hospital Poonch, where they are under...More..

Opioid Prescriptions Have Dropped But Remain High: CDC
by | Saturday, July 08, 2017

Opioid Prescriptions Have Dropped But Remain High: CDC

But the total amount of opioids prescribed in 2015 was still about three times that of 1999, the CDC researchers said , with many people being provided lengthy prescriptions of the narcotics at high doses. P...More..

England v South Africa, First Test - Statistical Preview
by | Thursday, July 06, 2017

England v South Africa, First Test - Statistical Preview

Root will end his long wait to lead the side out on Thursday, almost four months after he was appointed England's Test skipper and replaced his long-serving predecessor Alastair Cook . England have managed ...More..

Murray withdraws from exhibition match because of sore hip
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Murray withdraws from exhibition match because of sore hip

Jamie signalled his eagerness to form an all-Murray duo one day at the All England Club but said he was happy with his current partner after they beat French pair Julien Benneteau and Edouard Roger-Vasselin i...More..

US court hears challenge on Texas law to punish 'sanctuary cities'
by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

US court hears challenge on Texas law to punish 'sanctuary cities'

The largest city in Texas on Wednesday added its name to the list of cities opposing the law , saying it violated the guarantees of free speech and equal protection under the Constitution. Greg Abbott says on...More..

by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Police Searches Drop Dramatically in States That Legalized Marijuana

Colorado and Washington were compared against 12 of these states to arrive at the conclusion that marijuana legalization likely had an effect on search rates. Combined, insurance claims in those states were a...More..

SAA Wins At World Airline Awards
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

SAA Wins At World Airline Awards

The World Airline Awards also recognize regional excellence , which might be more relevant to those of us not taking long, luxurious flights to and from Doha. Thai Airways was placed as the world's eleventh b...More..

Cuba rejects new USA policy, saying pressure will not work
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Cuba rejects new USA policy, saying pressure will not work

No more self-guided tours-but visitors can still bring back rum and cigars. However, Mr. Trump's companies continue to do business with Russian Federation, and the USA continues to purchase millions of dollars ...More..

Lead Found in 20% of Baby Food Including Juices: Environmental Group
by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Lead Found in 20% of Baby Food Including Juices: Environmental Group

There was also more lead found in apple juice and grape juice that was aimed at babies , compared to those juices for adults. Image credit: News.kenresearch.com " Lead can have a number of effects on chi...More..

Trump Talks Health Care, Taxes With GOP Leaders
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Trump Talks Health Care, Taxes With GOP Leaders

And the full Senate and House are scheduled to be tackling Iran sanctions and financial regulations when Comey is testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee. Ted Cruz of Texas, praise this strategy. ...More..

Marshawn Lynch dropped some gems speaking to the media
by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Marshawn Lynch dropped some gems speaking to the media

Asked today when he decided he wanted to come back and play for his hometown team, Lynch answered, "When I found out they was leaving". The Raiders and Lynch agreed to a two-year contract. "That's good what the...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

Alleged Russian hack reveals a deeply flawed election system

And it underscores the contention of security experts and computer scientists that the highly decentralized, often ramshackle US election system remains profoundly vulnerable to trickery or sabotage . Howeve...More..

Wet weather on tap for most of this week
by | Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Wet weather on tap for most of this week

NE Winds 10 to 15 miles per hour becoming south southwest in the afternoon. TUESDAY: Mostly cloudy skies and scattered rain showers and thunderstorms develop, with a high temperature of 86 degrees. Cl...More..

Osinbajo To Sign Nigeria's 2017 Budget On Thursday, June 1st
by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Osinbajo To Sign Nigeria's 2017 Budget On Thursday, June 1st

Responding, the Obong of Calabar expressed gratitude for the visit of the acting president, and called for the recognition of the traditional institution because they started governance. "It tells us of what th...More..

The Late: France's Macron urges Trump to stay in Paris pact
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

The Late: France's Macron urges Trump to stay in Paris pact

Donald Trump made no secret during the presidential campaign of his disdain for America's trading partners, his skepticism of longtime alliances and his eagerness to refocus US foreign policy on the single-m...More..

India lose 1-4 to Denmark at Sudirman Cup
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

India lose 1-4 to Denmark at Sudirman Cup

The fifth match saw Ashwini and N Sikki Reddy prevail 21-12 21-19 over World No 15 Della Destiara Haris and Rosyita Eka Putri Sar to complete a 4-1 drubbing. Kidambi Srikanth scored a magnificent 21-15, 21-...More..

Federal judge tosses life sentences for convicted sniper Lee Boyd Malvo
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Federal judge tosses life sentences for convicted sniper Lee Boyd Malvo

Teenage sniper Lee Boyd Malvo is sentenced in Chesapeake, Virginia, to life in prison on two counts of murder in the Washington, D.C.,-area sniper shootings. Now 32, Malvo is serving multiple life sentences a...More..

Vermont Governor Phil Scott Stalls On Marijuana Bill
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Vermont Governor Phil Scott Stalls On Marijuana Bill

However, he has reservations about legalization because of concerns over how the change in policy would affect drug-impaired driving rates, children and more. Marijuana legalization has been on Vermont's table ...More..

by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Jared Kushner identified as 'person of interest' in Trump-Russia probe

Both refused to comply, according to the Post's sources. In the remarks, Rosenstein said he learned a day before Comey's firing that Trump wanted to dismiss him. "I think what the president was trying t...More..

Not Sleeping Well? People May Avoid You
by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Not Sleeping Well? People May Avoid You

Researchers then showed the photos to 122 strangers, and asked them to answer a number of questions, varying from "How much would you like to socialize with this person in the picture?" to "How trustworthy is t...More..